The Scarlet Letter

What did Chillingworth ask Dimmesdale to do? How did he respond?

Ch. 10:The Leech and his Patient

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Chillingworth suggests that Dimmesdale can never be cured as long as he conceals anything; the minister says that his sickness is a "sickness of the soul" and cries out that he will not reveal his secret to "an earthly physician."


The Scarlet Letter